About us

At the Waltham Petcare Science Institute, we are on a mission to improve the lives of pets by understanding their needs through science

Science areas  

Scientists at Waltham have been advancing pet nutrition and health for 60 years. They are now leading scientific breakthroughs transforming how pets are cared for today and in the future.  

By investigating new ways to predict and prevent disease, WALTHAM™ scientific research is uncovering insights that can help pets live healthy lives.  


Understanding the power of human-animal interaction 

At Waltham, we support research initiatives that aim to better understand how the human-animal bond can help both pets and people live healthy, happy lives together.


Sharing our work to improve the health of pets everywhere  

Waltham scientists collaborate with some of the world’s most renowned research and veterinary organisations and share scientific outcomes at conferences and events around the world, so pets all over the world can benefit from the latest open access data and science. 

Over the past 60 years, they have shared their scientific expertise through over 1700 publications, including more than 600 peer-reviewed journal articles.